Tag: Public Safety

Pasadena PD’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program Nets 107 Citations
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Pasadena PD’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program Nets 107 Citations

On Friday, May 24, 2019, officers assigned to the Pasadena Police Department Traffic Section conducted a bicycle and pedestrian safety traffic enforcement program throughout the City of Pasadena. Officers were on the lookout for dangerous driving behaviors hazardous to bicyclists including speeding, red light violations, right of way violations, and other violations that lead to…

Pasadena Requires Retrofits to 500 Earthquake-Vulnerable Buildings
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Pasadena Requires Retrofits to 500 Earthquake-Vulnerable Buildings

By John Orona For decades engineers have known the danger soft-story buildings pose to life and property when the next catastrophic earthquake strikes. Now, Pasadena has a plan to minimize the destruction. On Monday, the Pasadena City Council presented a draft ordinance to require retrofitting for nearly 500 wooden soft-story buildings throughout the city. The…

How Safe Is Uber? Does it Depend on Gender?
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How Safe Is Uber? Does it Depend on Gender?

It’s shorthand for the potential danger faced by women using app-based, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. And if you’re already dismissing how dangerous it can be, you’ve obviously missed the rash of headlines like these from across the country. – “Uber Driver Charged With Rape Ordered Held After Dangerousness Hearing” (Boston Globe, August 2016)…

FBI Alerts Los Angeles Commuters of Possible Attack
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FBI Alerts Los Angeles Commuters of Possible Attack

  All Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) personnel are maintaining a heightened state of situational awareness and remain vigilant after uncorroborated threats were made to the LA County mass transit system. The LASD is the contracted policing agency for LA Metro. Today you will see an increased visible sheriff’s deputy presence. Metro passengers may…

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